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Wheeling University
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  • 4 Year
  • WHEELING, WV

Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B minus
  2. Value
    grade B
  3. Diversity
    grade A
  4. Campus
    grade C+
  5. Athletics
    grade B
  6. Party Scene
    grade B minus
  7. Professors
    grade C+
  8. Location
    grade C+
  9. Dorms
    grade C+
  10. Campus Food
    grade C+
  11. Student Life
    grade B minus
  12. Safety
    grade B+

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Wheeling U is a private, Catholic university located in Wheeling, West Virginia. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 506 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the Wheeling U acceptance rate is 78%. Popular majors include Business, Nursing, and High School Education. Graduating 57% of students, Wheeling U alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $38,800.

About

316 WASHINGTON AVE
WHEELING, WV 26003
Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (with football)
Athletic Conference
Mountain East Conference

Wheeling University Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

WU Admissions

Acceptance Rate
78%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
950-1180
ACT Range
17-23
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No

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Cost

Net Price
$28,844 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$13,244 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade C+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
17:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
85%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 20 responses
71%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 21 responses
52%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 21 responses

Majors

Online

Programs Offered Entirely Online
1
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
1
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    96%
  • On Campus
    4%
  • Online
    0%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
506 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
88
Undergrads Over 25
11%
Pell Grant
47%
Varsity Athletes
83%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 14 responses
  • Athletes
    79%
  • Studious
    14%
  • Violent
    7%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
86%
Poll
100%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 20 responses
Poll
44%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 25 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 16 responses
  • Challenging
    50%
  • Multifaceted
    25%
  • Aware
    6%
  • Fast-paced
    6%
  • Joke
    6%
  • Supportive
    6%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$46,200 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
57%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
93%
National
83%
75%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 12 responses

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